Champions Club

The Champions Club is the primary fundraising source of the Purdue University Northwest Athletics Department.

Your support enables talented PNW student-athletes to receive a top-tier education while pursuing goals of excellence in the classroom, in competition and in the community.

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PNW Athletics competes in NCAA DII Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference. Our athletic facilities rival some of the best in the Midwest and will continue to develop along with our growing programs.

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Athletic Director Emeritus/Consultant/Chief Fundraiser


Brandon Swanson

Brandon Swanson

Development Officer

(219) 989-2314

Rick Costello

Rick Costello

Director of Athletics

(219) 989-2540


ESPN’s Brooke Weisbrod Joining PNW Basketball Broadcast Team

Purdue University Northwest athletics is thrilled to welcome Brooke Weisbrod to the PNW basketball airwaves as a color analyst this season.

PNW Student-Athletes Post Another Record-Breaking Semester in the Classroom

Following the conclusion of the Fall 2020 semester, the Purdue University Northwest Athletics Department once again is proud to announce impressive GPA results earned by PNW Pride student-athletes.

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The Times: Pandemic or Not, It’s Game On for Purdue Northwest Esports in Inaugural Season

In the Northwest Indiana Times, Mike Clark shares a look at the exhibition season for PNW’s newest sport: esports.